2023/24 Membership

Membership registration and renewals will be available from 1st September 2023. 

These memberships are valid for the 2023/24 Season — from 1st October 2023 to 30th September 2024.

All members of Swimming WA have access to the following inclusions:

  • Comprehensive insurance when engaging in club activities.
  • Junior Excellence Program.
  • Classification for swimmers with Disabilities. 
  • Online entries for all competitions through Swim Central. 
  • Early access to SWA merchandise.
  • State Performance Pathway Program for identified swimmers.
  • Subscription to our monthly e-newsletter the Western Swimmer.
  • Protection via the Safe Sport Framework
  • Exclusive member discounts and functions.

Swimming WA has aligned the membership categories with the competition structure.

Click on each membership category below to discover specific inclusions in addition to those mentioned above.

*Please note: swimming clubs reserve the right to add additional fees to a membership. For more information regarding club fees, please contact the club directly.

2023 comp & membership

Swimmer Memberships

  • Annual Membership
  • Annual Membership $141 *inclusive of all capitations & fees

    All-encompassing membership for swimmers (9+ years) who actively seek to swim year-round.

    Included in this membership:

    • Access to all Swimming WA sanctioned competitions (pool and Open Water Swimming Series).

    • Access to all Swimming Australia sanctioned competitions (pool and open water).

    *Please note: age of member is based on age upon registration. If a member is under 18 years of age, it is compulsory for a parent/guardian to sign up as a ‘Parent/Guardian’ member. 

  • Seasonal Membership
  • Seasonal Membership $110 *inclusive of all capitations & fees

    Full membership for swimmers (9+ years) from regional clubs where pools are only open during the Summer months, generally from November-April each season.

    Included in this membership:

    • Access to all Swimming WA sanctioned competitions (pool and Open Water Swimming Series) until the end of April 2024.

    • Access to all Swimming Australia sanctioned competitions (pool and open water) until the end of April 2024.

    *Please note: age of member is based on age upon registration. If a member is under 18 years of age, it is compulsory for a parent/guardian to sign up as a ‘Parent/Guardian’ member. 

  • Participation Membership (9+ years)
  • Participation (previously Social Participation) Membership $85 *inclusive of all capitations & fees

    Suited for swimmers (9+ years) who swim for fitness and leisure or those who have just entered the competitive swimming scene.

    Included in this membership:

    • SWA Open Water Swimming Series. 

    • Club Premierships or Country Pennants. 

    • Club Sanctioned meets. 

    • Inter/Intra Club Competition. 

    • Swimming Australia Membership

    *Please note: age of member is based on age upon registration. If a member is under 18 years of age, it is compulsory for a parent/guardian to sign up as a ‘Parent/Guardian’ member. 

  • Junior Dolphins Membership (5-8yrs)
  • Junior Dolphin Membership $40 *inclusive of all capitations & fees

    Suited for swimmers (5-8 years) who are looking to become members of their local swimming club as they transition from learn-to-swim. 

    Included in this membership:

    • Junior Dolphins welcome pack - with an opportunity to win prizes.

    • 5-7-year-olds have access to meets from tiers 7-8.

    • 8 year olds have access to meets from tiers 5-8

    *Please note: age of member is based on age upon registration. If a member is under 18 years of age, it is compulsory for a parent/guardian to sign up as a ‘Parent/Guardian’ member. 

     

    8year old Competition update

    This coming season swimmers turning 8, or already are 8 years old will have the ability to compete in competitions from Tiers 5-8. 

    The events these young swimmers will compete in are as follows;

    50m Freestyle, 50m Backstroke, 50m Breaststroke, 50m Butterfly, 100m Freestyle

    100m Individual Medley (Short course pools) 

     

    They will be competing in a combined 8-9 year age group for season 23-24. 

    8year olds cannot compete in Championship events, but can be included if the host club holds Fuel to Go & Play Splash and Dash events during the meet. 

  • *NEW* 90 Day Training
  • 90 Day Training Membership $50 *inclusive of all capitations & fees

    Suited for swimmers (9+ years) who swim for another summer sport and those who want a competitive edge at their school swimming carnival. The 90 day training membership entitles you to;

    • Intra club competition during the 90 days. 

    • Training with an accredited coach from a SWA Club. 

    • Only available from Jan 2024 until 30 June 2024. 

    • Can only be used once a calendar year. 

    • Swimming Australia membership

    *Please note: age of member is based on age upon registration. If a member is under 18 years of age, it is compulsory for a parent/guardian to sign up as a ‘Parent/Guardian’ member. 

Club Personnel Memberships

  • Coach & Teacher Memberships
  • Swimming Australia Accredited Coach Membership $30 *inclusive of all capitations & fees

    Available for Accredited Swimming Australia Coaches This membership category provides coaches/teachers with the opportunity to be aligned with the sport of competitive swimming in Western Australia.

    *Please note: Coaches / Teachers must provide a valid Working with Children Check when registering

    *exemption to holding a mandatory parent/guardian membership for swimmers under 18yrs. 

    Teacher Membership $30 *inclusive of all capitations & fees

    Available for Certified Teachers who hold current AUSTSWIM - Teacher of Towards Competitive Strokes, SCTA - Teacher of Competitive Strokes or equivalent. This membership category provides coaches/teachers with the opportunity to be aligned with the sport of competitive swimming in Western Australia.

    *Please note: Coaches / Teachers must provide a valid Working with Children Check when registering  

    *exemption to holding a mandatory parent/guardian membership for swimmers under 18yrs. 

    Trainee Teacher Membership $30 *inclusive of all capitations & fees

    Available for trainee Teachers who are working to obtain certified qualifications. This membership category provides coaches/teachers with the opportunity to be aligned with the sport of competitive swimming in Western Australia.

    *Please note: Coaches / Teachers must provide a valid Working with Children Check when registering  

    *exemption to holding a mandatory parent/guardian membership for swimmers under 18yrs. 

  • Technical Official Membership
  • Technical Official Membership - Free

    Available for suitably qualified technical officials. This membership category provides the opportunity to be aligned with an SWA affiliated club and for development opportunities.

    *Please note: Technical Officials must provide a valid Working with Children Check when registering.

    *exemption to holding a mandatory parent/guardian membership for swimmers under 18yrs. 

    Trainee Official Membership - Free

    Available for aspiring technical officials. This membership category provides the opportunity to be aligned with an SWA affiliated club and for development opportunities.

    *Please note: Technical Officials must provide a valid Working with Children Check when registering.

    *exemption to holding a mandatory parent/guardian membership for swimmers under 18yrs. 

  • Parent/Guardian Membership
  • Parent/Guardian Membership $5.15 *inclusive of all capitations & fees

    Applies to parents and guardians of children under the age of 18 who are registered with an SWA affiliated club. Parents and guardians with this membership are protected by insurance at any time when volunteering at or traveling to and from club activities.

     

  • Committee Member Membership
  • Committee Member Membership - Free

    Club committee membership ensures you are protected by insurance at any time when completing club related activities, participating at the club or travelling to and from activities. You must be an active elected member of a club's committee to hold this membership. 

    *exemption to holding a mandatory parent/guardian membership for swimmers under 18yrs. 

  • Dry Land Membership
  • Dry Land Membership $5.15 *inclusive of all capitations & fees

    Designed for non-swimming Individual members who wish to be part of their swimming club.

     

  • Life Membership
  • Life Membership - Free

    SWA Life Membership is to acknowledge the dedication and selflessness that these members provide to the sport of swimming through volunteer service over a period of time. This membership is awarded by the Awards and Honours Committee.

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